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persecute, (verb), persecutes; persecuted; persecuting
To treat people extremely badly, or to refuse to allow them to have equal rights; especially, because of their race, religion, or political beliefs: "Through out history, there have been minority groups; such as, the Jews, the Blacks, and other people who have been persecuted by being deprived of their rights and even of their lives; and sad to say, such persecuting is still going on in the world."
This entry is located in the following units: per- (page 9) sequ-, sequi-, secut-, suit-, -sue (page 3)